Capilano University

If you’re ready to start building your future, Capilano University will help you channel your energy and passion into a meaningful career. Located in the heart of Metro Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore, CapU offers life-enriching learning experiences designed to stimulate your curiosity and inspire new ideas.

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In a world of accelerating change, a CapU education will build your capacities to innovate and lead, while developing your self- and social awareness. You’ll learn to think creatively and galvanize positive change for yourself and the community in an environment that supports your aspirations and well-being. Whether your goal is to help people live healthier lives, build an environmentally and socially responsible business, challenge perceptions through documentary storytelling or investigate solutions to global issues, CapU will help you develop the skills and knowledge to make your distinctive contribution to the world.


Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the LíỈwat, xʷməθkʷəỷəm (Musqueam), shíshálh (Sechelt), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and SəỈílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Capilano University is an accredited institution offering more than 90 outstanding programs across five diverse faculties.


14 Bachelor Degrees Programs
30 Diploma Programs
7 Associate Degree Programs
27 Certificate Programs

Fast Facts

9556 students enrolled in for-credit programs
3242 international students from 86 countries
360 indigenous students
80% of CapU employees provide direct support to students
41 student clubs and associations


North Vancouver, BC

Sechelt, BC

Mount Currie, BC


Cheryl-Ann Henning

Supervisor, Student Recruitment & Transition

Rumbi Kabatebate

Student Recruitment Advisor

Jake Fidler

Student Recruitment Advisor

Hannah Wilson

Student Recruitment Advisor

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